EPOS — Empresa Portuguesa de Obras Subterrâneas, S.A., a company belonging to the Teixeira Duarte Group specializing in Underground Works, has signed a contract with gold mining company AngloGold Ashanti Córrego do Sítio Mineração S.A., part of the South African Group AngloGold Ashanti, which currently has 14 operations across four continents, and is the world’s third largest gold mining operator.
Consortium led by Teixeira Duarte signs agreement to build the Port Facilities in the Nacala Port, in Mozambique, with a contract value of 105.2 million euros.
On the 17th and 18th of May, the 2nd edition of the ptBIM Congress was held at the Instituto Superior Técnico, where Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S.A. (TD-EC) attended to present the work developed for the Hospital da Luz – Oeiras Clinic (HLCO).
The ptBIM Congress is a joint initiative between the Instituto Superior Técnico of Lisbon, University of Minho and the Faculty of Engineering of the University of Porto, and aims to broadcast the implementation of the BIM in the construction industry and promote the technical-scientific debate among professionals in the field and the academic community.
Cenor (currently TPF Planege Cenor) was one of the winners at the 1st edition of the Ricardo Esquível Teixeira Duarte award ceremony for their work regarding the Algiers Subway, Line 1, Extension A project, whose construction was undertaken by way of a group effort which included the participation of Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S.A. The award was also attributed, ex aequo, to the project developed by EDP towards an Upgrade in Power for the Venda Nova Hydroelectric Complex.
On May 2nd, Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções S.A. (TD-EC), through its Geotechnics and Rehabilitation department, a contract for the “Construction of the Maritime Shelter Works in the Angeiras Fishing Zone in Matosinhos” was signed with the Directorate General of Natural Resources, Safety and Maritime Resources (DGMR).
“TEIXEIRA DUARTE, S.A.” declares that its 100% controlled company “EMPA, S.A. Serviços de Engenharia” has signed, on March 26 of 2018, with the company “VALE S.A.”, a contract for the “Full implementation of the civil works for raising the scope of the Itabiruçu Dam to a height of 850 meters, in the municipal district of Itabira/MG, including the supply of materials”.
“TEIXEIRA DUARTE, S.A.” declares that a joint venture which includes its 100% controlled company “EMPA, S.A. Serviços de Engenharia”, has received, on March 13 of 2018, on behalf of the National Transportation Infrastructure Department (known as the DNIT), a contract for the “Elaboration of the basic and executive engineering projects and implementation of road duplication, side roads, capacity adaptation, restoration with improvements and special engineering structures on highway BR-116/BA, Lot 06”, to be developed between Km 387.41 and km 427.75, for a total extension of 40.34 km.
On March 5, Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S.A., started working on the Modernization of Linha do Leste, in the Elvas – Fronteira section.
The contract was signed with IP – Infraestruturas de Portugal in January 2018, for the amount of 14,995,656 Euros, with the execution period of 12 months.
The work involves the complete renewal of the track and treatment of the railway platform in an extension of 11 kilometers between Elvas and Fronteira, the extension and adaptation of the lay-out of the Elvas station to allow the crossing of trains with 750 meters long, the construction and restoration of road unevennessments to eliminate the existing level crossings, and the replacement of Caiola and Caia railway bridges’ deck and pillar reinforcement .
The consortium led by Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, SA, received, on March 1, 2018, from the “Concessionaire of the Airport of Salvador, SA” – a company belonging to the Vinci Airports Group – the contract and respective service order for the execution of the “Engineering, supply and construction contract, with a view to carrying out work on, remodeling and expanding Salvador Airport, in Brasil. The estimated period of execution of the work is 20 months and the total value of the contract amounts to approximately R $ 600 million (Brazilian Reals) or 149,6 million euros.
Teixeira Duarte ? Engenharia e Construções, S.A. was chosen by IMO HEALTH – Real Estate Investments, S.A. – an entity of the José de Mello Saúde Group – to execute the contract for the construction of structures, special facilities, finishings and exterior arrangements of the CUF Tejo Hospital, in Alcântara, Lisbon. The deadline for the execution of the work is 16 months and the total value of the work is estimated at 52.3 million euros.
Within the extent of the refurbishment of the Hercílio Luz Bridge in Florianópolis, Brazil, a project undertaken on behalf Teixeira Duarte, the works involving the removal of 272 lug beams, of a total of 360, were concluded on November the 28th. The 88 remaining items, located in the central part of the bridge and on the upper part of the trusses, shall be removed during the second fortnight of December of this year.
Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S.A. has been awarded a 1st prize in the “Construction and Coordination” category of this year’s “BIM (Building Information Modelling) Excellence Award)”, at a ceremony held during the Forum of the Portuguese Construction Technological Platform (PTPC) on 19 October in Lisbon.
The Brazilian economic group VLI – a well known entity in the field of logistics solutions for railways, ports and terminals (www.vli-logistica.com) –, through its subsidiary “Ferrovia Centro Atlântico, S.A.” contracted Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S.A. to carry out “Structural Reinforcement and Anomaly Repairs on the Dom Pedro II Bridge, at km 139+750 on VLI’s Minas-Bahia corridor”, in Cachoeira/São Félix, in the state of Bahia, Brazil.
Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S.A. was awarded a service order from an entity integrated in the National Ministry of Algeria for the execution of the construction work in this country, consisting of: project elaboration, site and transfer implementation, infrastructures, civil construction works, supply and installation of an vessel elevator with a lifting capacity of over 9,000 tons and also the training of the technicians involved.
Inaugurated this month, the Corte Real Building, located at Rua and Calçada do Ferragial, next to Cerca Fernandina, in Lisbon, has undergone deep rehabilitation works on behalf of Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S.A. Formerly a majestic palace, this 1,654 m2-building was in quite a degraded state. This is the second tourist project belonging to “Almaria – Edifícios com História”. After a 15-month intervention, the building currently comprises 15 apartments available for short-term rental – having different typologies (loft, T1 and T2), 6 stories, areas between 50 and 128 m2 and a total capacity of 77 beds.
Teixeira Duarte – Engenharia e Construções, S.A. was the entity hired by the City Hall of Lisbon to execute the project regarding the stabilization works of the Viewpoint of São Pedro de Alcântara.
A company from the Teixeira Duarte Group company has signed a contract for the refurbishment of a building in downtown Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, designed in 1960 by architect Oscar Niemeyer and used by multinational company VALE as its headquarters until 2015.
Teixeira Duarte issued a release about the Signing of a Strategic Partnership agreement in Venezuela for the conservation, administration, management, operation and usage contract of the Specialist Container Terminal at La Guaira Port, in Venezuela.
Through its subsidiary SMotors, Teixeira Duarte has inaugurated this month its first Suzuki dealership in the heart of the capital city. SMotors holds the exclusive representation of the Japanese brand in the district of Lisbon. The facilities, located in Avenida Marechal Gomes da Costa, include a 230m2 showroom and a 1,500m2 workshop which provides technical assistance official services of the brand.
The beginning of this operation is the result of an experience of over 25 years which Teixeira Duarte Group holds internationally, working in partnership with some of the best worldwide brands in the sector and currently being one of the largest automobile distribution and retail groups in Angola.